MAY 2001

May 12, 2001 The Venus, Seattle, WA

May 25, 2001 Cafe Allegro, Seattle, WA

May 29, 2001 Beautiful Lumber Benefit Slam, Ballard Firehouse, Seattle, WA

JUNE 2001

June 6, 2001 Sit-n-Spin, Seattle, WA, 9pm

June 9, 2001 Olympia Arts Festival Slam, 11pm, Olympia, WA

June 16, 2001 Morgan State University Invitational, 7pm, Baltimore, MD

June 17, 2001 Grand Rapids, MI

June 19, 2001 Kalamazoo Slam, Kraftbrau Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI, 8pm

June 20, 2001 Exhibition with Team Kalamazoo, Portage Public Library, Kalamazoo, MI

June 21, 2001 Subterranean, Chicago, IL

June 23, 2001 Columbia Festival of the Arts, Slayton House, Columbia, MD, 9pm

June 24, 2001 Open Slam, 400 8th St NW, Washington, D.C., 7:30pm

June 25, 2001 SLAMicide at XandO! 3003 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD, 7:30pm

JULY 2001

July 9, 2001 Home Alive Benefit, I-Spy, Seattle, WA, 8pm

July 21-22, 2001 Big Sur Team Slam with Team WORDCORE (Big Poppa E, Gregory Hischack, Buddy Wakefield and Morris Stegosaurus), Big Sur, CA

July 31 – August 5, 2001 NATIONAL POETRY SLAM, SEATTLE, WA

AUGUST 2001

August 4, 2001 Paramount Theater, Seattle, WA

August 7, 2001 Bukowski’s, Vancouver, Canada, 9:30pm

August 8, 2001 Seattle Slam, Sit-n-Spin, Seattle, WA

August 12, 2001 Paradise Lounge, San Francisco, CA

August 14, 2001 San Jose Slam, Wave’s Smokehouse & Saloon, San Jose, CA

August 15, 2001 Bezerkeley Slam, Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA

August 16, 2001 Mambo Mambo, Oakland, CA, 8pm

August 19, 2001 Big Damn Poetry Slam, Upstairs at the Blue Cafe, 210 Promenade, Long Beach, CA, 3pm

August 19, 2001 33 1/3, Los Angeles, CA

August 20, 2001 Prado Room at Joslyn Center, 210 North Chapel Ave, Alhambra, CA, 7:30pm

August 21, 2001 Da Poetry Lounge, Hollywood, 9pm

August 21, 2001 Poetic Licence, Zen Restraunt, Los Angeles, CA

August 22, 2001 Ugly Mug Cafe, 261 North Glassell, Orange, CA

August 23, 2001 Mysteries, Movies & Mayhem, 14925 Magnolia Blvd., Sherman Oaks, CA 818.905.9191

August 23, 2001 Tanner’s on Sepulveda, Los Angeles, 8-10pm

August 24, 2001 Millenia, with Bess Kepp, Pamona, CA, 9:30pm

August 25, 2001 KXLU-LA Radio, 8-9pm

August 25, 2001 Kuame & Apple’s joint, Westchester, CA, 10pm

August 26, 2001 San Diego Slam, Urban Grind Coffee House, 3797 Park Blvd. (in Hillcrest) San Diego, CA

August 27, 2001 Coyote Joe’s, 116 South Montezuma Street (upstairs) on historic Whiskey Row, Prescott, AZ, 7-8:30pm.

August 29, 2001 Essenza Slam, Mesa, AZ

August 30, 2001 Lucky Dragon, Phoenix, 8:30 – 9:30pm

SEPTEMBER 2001

September 2, 2001 The Spoken World Internet Show with Bob Nelson, 9pm

September 3, 2001 107 South San Francisco Street, Flagstaff, AZ, 7:30pm

September 7, 2001 R.B. Winning’s Coffee Company, Albuquerque, NM, 7pm

September 8, 2001 Blue Dragon Coffee House, Albuquerque, 11pm

September 9, 2001 On 89.9 KUNM-Albuquerque Radio at 11:30pm

September 12, 2001 Book & Bean, inside UNLV library, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV, 7:30pm

September 13, 2001 West Charleston Library, 6375 West Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, NV, on the Community College Campus

September 14, 2001 Jitter’s, 2457 E. Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV

September 16, 2001 The Big Damn Poetry Slam, Long Beach, CA, 3pm.

September 16, 2001 Chromosome X, 7021 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood, CA, 8:30 pm.

September 18, 2001 Redondo Poets, The Coffee Cartel, Redondo Beach, CA, 7 pm. (tentative)

September 19, 2001 Bezerkeley Slam, Starry Plough, Berkeley, CA, 8pm

September 20, 2001 Oakland Slam, Mambo Mambo, Oakland, CA, 9pm

September 21, 2001 Chico Slam, featuring with Morris Stegosaurus

September 23, 2001 Thundering Word Heard in Vancouver, B.C.

September 26, 2001 The Seattle Poetry Slam, Sit-n-Spin, Seattle, WA, 8pm

September 27, 2001 High School/Booked/Seattle, 3pm

September 28, 2001 Secluded Alley Works, 113 12th Avenue, Seattle, WA

September 30, 2001 Odd Duck Studios, 1214 10th Ave., Seattle, WA, 11:59 pm

OCTOBER 2001

October 1, 2001 Vancouver Slam!, Zesty’s, 604.528.9092

October 3, 2001 The Seattle Poetry Slam, Sit-n-Spin, Seattle, WA, 8pm Semi-Finals Slam

October 4, 2001 The James Newman House, 513 18th St., Seattle, 7:30pm

October 5, 2001 UW Workshop Slam, Cafe Allegro at the College Inn, 7:30-9:30pm.

October 7, 2001 Contour, 807 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 7pm – 9pm

October 9, 2001 336 East William St. at the Hillel in San Jose with Eitan Kadosh at a Jewish reading.

October 9, 2001 San Jose Slam, Waves’s Smokehouse Saloon

October 10, 2001 With WORDCORE, CSU Hayward, 7-9pm

October 11, 2001 Hidden Gems of Poetry at West Charleston Library in the meeting room on the Community College Campus/West Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, 7pm

October 12, 2001 Vegas Poets Society, 2457 E. Tropicana, Las Vegas, NV 7pm

October 14, 2001 The Magic Bean, 1211 Cherry Street, Springfield, MO

October 15, 2001 The Abyss, 214 West McDaniel, Springfield, MO

October 16, 2001 The Shanti, Soulard, DiMBy, St. Louis, MO

October 18, 2001 The GRINDER, The Coffee & Tea Exchange (formerly Willow Cafe) 1100 West Thorndale (edgewater), Chicago, IL, 773-907-3500, 8pm

October 19, 2001 John Starr’s Higher Ground, 5256 North Broadway in Andersonville/Chicago area, 8pm

October 21, 2001 THE GREEN MILL in Chicago (birthplace of Slam)

October 23, 2001 Kraftbrau Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI 8pm

October 24, 2001 Dara Tribal Village, 1505 West Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL

October 29, 2001 With WORDCORE, UC Davis, Freeborn Hall, 8pm

October 31, 2001 The Jamaican Restaurant, 1704 Broadway, Sacramento

NOVEMBER 2001

November 2, 2001 With WORDCORE, Sonoma State, 1801 East Cotati Ave., Rohnert Park, CA

November 3, 2001 Living Word Festival, Center for Creative Thought, 2169 Folsom Street, Studio 100, San Francisco, CA, 5pm

November 6, 2001 Tourettes Without Regrets, where I will be disproving the myth that a gallon of milk cannot be finished off in 1 hour (WHILE I read). The Stork Club, 2330 Telegraph, Oakland, CA

November 7, 2001 With WORDCORE, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, 7-9pm

November 8, 2001 Oakland Slam, at the Black Box

November 11, 2001 With Saul Williams, The Justice League, 628 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA, 7pm

November 13, 2001 With WORDCORE, The Woodland High School, Woodland, CA

November 13, 2001 San Jose, CA

November 14, 2001 With WORDCORE, at UC Santa Barbara

November 15, 2001 Oakland Slam, Mambo Mambo, Oakland, CA

November 16, 2001 With WORDCORE, at UC Irivine

November 26, 2001 Espresso Roma in Davis, CA. For more info contact Michael Holt at pigletsu@hotmail.com

November 27, 2001 Waves Smokehouse & Saloon, San Jose, CA

November 30, 2001 With WORDCORE, Colorado College

DECEMBER 2001

December 2, 2001 Denver (for more info please write to Ted Vaca at duende@interfold.com)

December 9, 2001 DVD Project, San Francisco, The Justice League, 8pm with Jerry Quickley, Annie LaGanga, Shane Koyczan, and 10 other phenomenal spoken word artists from the US and Canada.

December 10, 2001 Essenza in Mesa, AZ, 6pm

December 11, 2001 Albuquerque, NM

December 12, 2001 Galileo’s on the Passeo, 3009 Paseo in the historic arts district, Oklahoma City, with Spontaneous Bob

December 13, 2001 The Transit Bar in Tulsa, OK

December 18, 2001 Sun Poet’s Society at Barnes & Noble (but this ain’t no typical B&N readin’), 321 NW Loop 410, Suite 104, San Antonio, TX, 7-9pm

December 18, 2001 Puro Slam in San Antonio, 10pm

December 19, 2001 The Mercury Lounge, Austin, TX (for more info contact jacksabbath@yahoo.com)

December 22, 2001 Southmore House in Houston, TX

December 27, 2001 Poets Anonymous at The Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road, Baton Rouge, LA, 7:30pm

December 31, 2001 BACKSTAGE w/Xero in Baton Rouge, LA